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Now a Stranger

Humbert Wolfe's autobiography of his childhood in Bradford
Humbert Wolfe
Cassell, London, 1933
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

After Strange Gods, A Primer of Modern Heresy

T S Eliot's 1933 lectures
T S Eliot
Faber & Faber, London, 1934
Literary Criticism | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Latin Hymns

Adrian Fortescue's hymns for the congregation at Saint Hugh Letchworth
Adrian Fortescue, arranged and translated by.
University Press, Cambridge, 1924
Religions, Beliefs & Spirituality | Hard Cover


Rupert Croft-Cooke's witty but affectionate paean to darts
Rupert Croft-Cooke, illustrated by Fouet
Geoffrey Bles, London, 1938
Sports & Hobbies | Soft Cover | Dustwrapper

Certified Sane

N Helene Jeanty's wartime diary, claiming insanity to fool the Gestapo
Ninette Helene Jeanty, translated by R C Roberts, introduction by Dame Sybil Thorndike
Sheppard Press, London, 1948
Military & War | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Portraits and Sketches of Serbia

Humanitarian Francesca Wilson's impressions of the war-torn country (1920)
Francesca M Wilson
The Swarthmore Press, London, 1920
Travel & Exploration | Soft Cover | First Editions

The Century Atlas

1907, with 66 colour maps and general index
J G Bartholomew, editor
John Walker, London, 1907
Maps | Hard Cover

Wild Goose Norfolk (Signed copy)

Signed by James McCallum, observations of geese in North Norfolk
James McCallum
Silver Brant, Wells-next-the-Sea, 2001
Natural History | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper

On the Shores of the Mediterranean (Signed copy)

Signed by Eric Newby
Eric Newby
Harvill Press, London, 1984
Travel & Exploration | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Autumn Journal

Second impression (1940) of Louis Macneice's long poem
Louis MacNeice
Faber & Faber, London, 1940
Poetry | Hard Cover | Dustwrapper

Initiamenta Conchologica

1846, the first volume of Lovell Reeve's Elements of Conchology with 50 fine hand-coloured plates
Lovell Reeve
Reeve, Brothers, London, 1846
Natural History | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Autobiography of Alice B Toklas

1935, the first printing in The Week-End Library
Gertrude Stein
The Bodley Head, London, 1935
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | Dustwrapper | First thus

The Art of Being Ruled

Wyndham Lewis' theoretical and cultural statement of the 1920s
Wyndham Lewis
Chatto & Windus, London, 1926
Philosophy | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Water-Babies

1912, with 16 colour plates by Warwick Goble
Charles Kingsley, illustrated by Warwick Goble
Macmillan, London, 1912
Childrens | Hard Cover | Dustwrapper

Irish Fairy and Folk Tales

c1895, with twelve designs and endpapers by James Torrance
W B Yeats, editor
Walter Scott, London, 1895
Mythology, Customs & Folklore | Hard Cover | First thus

Le Feu, Journal d'une Escouade

First French edition of Barbusse's gritty World War One novel
Henri Barbusse
Flammarion, Paris, 1916
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Whitsun Weddings

1964, a superb first printing in equally good dustwrapper
Philip Larkin
Faber & Faber, London, 1964
Poetry | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Mearing Stones

1911, Joseph Campbell's travels around Donegal with 16 full-page illustrations
Joseph Campbell, also as Seosamh Mac Cathmhaoil, illustrated by the author
Maunsel & Co Ltd, Dublin, 1911
Travel & Exploration | Hard Cover | First Editions

Gregorio Prieto, Paintings and Drawings (Signed copy)

Signed with doodle by Gregorio Prieto in 1947
Gregorio Prieto, with an introduction by Luis Cernuda
The Falcon Press, London, 1947
Art | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The Pleasures of Poetry

Edith Sitwell's fine selection, complete in three volumes with original dustwrappers
Edith Sitwell
Duckworth & Co, London, 1930
Poetry | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Denizens of the Deep, Fishes, Molluscs, Crustceans etc

Full leather binding by Allman & Son, and with 117 illustrations
Dr Georg Hartwig
Longmans, Green & Co, London, 1893
Natural History | Hard Cover | First Editions | Fine Bindings | Leather Bound

Katherine Mansfield, seven volumes 1924–1930

Letters, journals, German Pension etc, some 1sts
Katherine Mansfield, with Journals edited by John Middleton Murry
Constable, London, 1924
Collections | Hard Cover | First Editions

Nuttall's Bijou Dictionary

c1899, just 9 × 6.5cm but with 25,000 entries
Alex. C Ewald, editor
Frederick Warne, London, 1899
Reference | Hard Cover | First Editions

Black Magic

Paul Morand's travels through Africa, the Caribbean, Harlem...
Paul Morand, translated by Hamish Miles and illustrated by Aaron Douglas
William Heinemann, London, 1929
Travel & Exploration | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Poems of Ossian

The prose-poems of the legendary Celtic warrior
Ossian, translated by James MacPherson, with notes and with an introduction by William Sharp
Patrick Geddes and Colleagues, Edinburgh, 1896
Poetry | Hard Cover | First thus

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